April 27, 2022


Dear Readers,


We are proud to present you with Issue Three of the Twenty-Eighth Volume of the Richmond Journal of Law & Technology. This issue includes four articles, each discussing a novel issue at the intersection of technology & law.

Our first article is written by Samuel D. Hodge, Jr. Mr. Hodge is a professor at Temple University, where he teaches law and anatomy. Mr. Hodge has authored more than 145 articles, over 500 non-referred publications, and ten books. He is a mediator and neutral arbitrator for The Dispute Resolution Institute in Philadelphia. Further, Mr. Hodge is a national public speaker and has spoken at hundreds of Continuing Legal and Medical Education courses. His article explores artificial intelligence’s medical and legal implications in health care.

Our second article is written by Sarah Oh Lam, Ph.D. Dr. Oh Lam is a senior fellow at the Technology Policy Institute. Her article examines the complaints and the criteria that judges and juries will use to assess whether big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google engaged in anticompetitive conduct.

Our third article is written by Dimitrios Ioannidis. Mr. Ioannidis is a partner at Roach, Ioannidis & Megaloudis, LLC, based in Boston. Mr. Ioannidis is the founder of the Innovation Moot and a co-founder of OsmoCosm, a non-profit think tank that supports emerging technologies in olfaction and serves the scientific community and the public by promoting the ethical collection and use of olfactory data. In his article, Mr. Ioannidis addresses whether artificial intelligence can replace arbitrators under the Federal Arbitration Act.

Our fourth article is written by Kevin Frazier. Mr. Frazier is a third-year law student at the UC Berkley School of Law. Meta, formerly known as Facebook, Inc., has an Oversight Board which independently adjudicates the company’s decisions on contested posts. Mr. Frazier’s article discusses how Meta users would benefit from creating an Office of the Public Advocate to represent the interests of Meta users.

Thank you to our authors for their contributions to our journal, and to the legal field. I want to give a special shout-out to our Managing Editor, Sophia Studer, for her dedication to the happiness and success of this journal. Lastly, I would like to congratulate the newly selected Executive Board and Editorial Board.


Amanda L. Short

Senior Manuscripts Editor, Volume XXVIII


The Medical and Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence in Health Care – An Area Of Unsettled Law

By Samuel D. Hodge, Jr.

A Review Of ‘Big Tech’ Antitrust Litigation in The Federal Courts     

By Sarah Oh Lam, J.D., Ph.D.

Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Arbitrators Under the Federal Arbitration Act?     

By Dimitrios Ioannidis

Why Meta Users Need a Public Advocate: A Modest Means to Address the Shortcomings Of The Oversight Board     

By Kevin Frazier